First Time (Google eBook)

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Orca Book Publishers, Oct 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
16 Reviews
Haley and Lynn are best friends. When Lynn meets Chad, a player several years older, Haley feels left out. She tries to be happy for her friend, but when her mother's new boyfriend starts making unwanted advances, Haley finds she has no one to tell. Not wanting to upset her mother's happiness and finding that Lynn is drifting away, Haley has to face her tormentor alone and face up to some very hard truths.

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User Review  - twiinklex - Goodreads

Good, promising plot (the subject matter was why I decided to read the book in the first place) that unfortunately amounted to nothing. Why? Was it lazy writing? It sure seems like it. There were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natosha Washington - Goodreads

This book is underdeveloped, disappointing and just not worth reading. The story doesn't really go anywhere. The author tries too hard to use teenage lingo/thought processes and makes the main ... Read full review

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Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter Six
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Ten
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen

Chapter Nine

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About the author (2008)

Meg Tillyís first YA novel, Porcupine, was released by Tundra in Sept 2007, and was shortlisted for a BC Book Prize, The Canadian Libraries Association Best Childrenís Book 2008, and Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award 2008. It also was an Ontario Library Top Ten Best Bets 2008. Tilly is a former actor whose films include The Big Chill and Agnes of God, for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar. She lives in Vancouver, B.C with her family. Website:

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